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Overwhelming terror: love, fear, peace, and violence among Semai of Malaysia/ Robert Knox Dentan.

By: Denton, Robert Knox, 1936-
Language: English Publisher: Lanham : Rowman and Littlefield, 2008.Description: xiv, 277 p. : ill., ports., ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780742553309 (pbk); 0742553299; 0742553302 (pbk); 0742557286 (ebk.); 9780742553293; 9780742557284 (ebk.)
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Introduction : writing someone else's life -- Spotted doves at war : the Praak Sangkiil -- Regrettable undertakings : a dirty joke, a war, a vacancy -- Responding to terror : intellectually, emotionally, spiritually -- Transforming demons by love and surrender -- Ceremonies of innocence and "positive" peace -- Freedom : just say "no" -- For fear of finding something worse : raising kids -- Juni gone astray -- In conclusion.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-270) and index.